Canada is an international leader in computer and information technologies and has a reputation for excellence in such sectors as telecommunications, transportation, engineering, and natural resources. Canada’s policy of encouraging multicultural diversity has resulted in a welcoming environment where almost all of the world's ethnic groups are represented. Canadians place great importance on learning, and have developed a first-rate education system with high standards. The country spends more on education (as a percentage of GDP) compared to the OECD average, and is the second highest among G-8 countries.
Qualifications Valued Around the World: A Canadian degree, diploma or certificate is globally recognized as being equivalent to those obtained from the United States or Commonwealth countries.
Affordable Education: The quality of education and living standards in Canada are amongst the highest in the world, but the cost of living and tuition fees for international students are generally lower than in other countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom.
Multicultural Society: With almost all of the world’s ethnic groups represented in Canada, it’s hard not to find ethnic foods and recreation activities associated with specific cultures.
Healthy and Safe Communities: While you may have heard of or experienced Canadians’ friendly and open nature, you may not have known that the United Nations consistently ranks Canada as one of the best places in the world to live.
Innovative and Abundant Research Opportunities: Since research is one of the key components of a Canadian post-secondary education, you’ll have ample opportunity to become a part of this vibrant aspect of education. In Canada, government and industry together support research including: telecommunications, medicine, agriculture, computer technology, and environmental science.
Possibility of Immigration: international students with Canadian credentials and Canadian work experience may apply for permanent residency without having to leave Canada.
- University of Toronto
- McGill University
- University of British Columbia
- Université de Montréal
- University of Alberta
- McMaster University
- University of Waterloo
- Queen's University, Ontario
- Western University
- University of Calgary
- University of Ottawa
- Dalhousie University
- Simon Fraser University
- University of Victoria
- Laval University
- York University
- Université du Québec
- University of Saskatchewan
- University of Manitoba
- Université de Sherbrooke
The tuition fee in Canada varies from province to province, university to university and course to course. So the best thing to do is to find out the cost of studying abroad in Canada from the university itself. Canadian countries and provinces popular for their educational institutes include British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador and Prince Edward Island.
The tuition fees for international students or foreign students studying abroad in Canada are as follows:
UG / PG- Between- $20,000 to $ 35,000 annually varies from course to course and university to university
Diploma/Advanced Diploma/PG Diploma- $ 13,500 to 14,500 per year
Living Cost- $ 10,000 per year in GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate with Scotia Bank)
Part time Job
International student can work: Upto 20 hours per week during their studies and 40 hours during their vacation.
Full Time Job
Canadian high commission encourages International students to earn work experience after their completion of Studies with no restrictions on the types of employment and no requirement for a job offer. Canada has a reputation of excellence in sectors such as telecommunications, transportation, engineering, microelectronics, hydroelectric power, biotechnology, food & beverage processing, geometrics, ocean & environmental industries, aerospace etc. The Work permit states that International students who have studies for 2 years are eligible for 3 years extension & students who have studies for 1 year are eligible for 1 year extension. Post attaining a work permit there are also possibilities of attaining a permanent residence in Canada.
1. Can I work Part Time while studying?
Yes, 20 hours per week when the course is in session and fulltime during vacations.
2. Is there a Post study work option or possibility of applying for PR?
If a student successfully completes their education they are entitled to a “Job search visa” in Canada for the period of a 1 year to 3 year depending on study duration. If you have the required skills and job you can even apply for Permanent residence.
3. What are the general entry requirements for Universities?
More than 80% in 12th standard for applying in Universities & more than 60% in 12th standard for applying in Colleges
IELTS- 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in each module
More than 65% in Bachelors for applying in Universities & more than 60% in Bachelors for applying in Colleges
GMAT scores ranging between- 500-650 with few Universities
GRE scores ranging between- 280-310 with few Universities
For masters students must have completed-16 years of Education (10+2+4)
For full time MBA, full time work experience required between 2-4 years after Bachelors
IELTS- 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in each module
4. When should I start the application process?
It is advisable to start an application process minimum of 5-6 months in advance for Universities and 3-4 months in advance for Colleges.
5. When do I need to pay my fees?
You need to pay your fees after receiving of Unconditional Offer letter.
6. What are the possibilities of getting a scholarship? How do I apply for them?
The counselors at Kaaiser will be able to guide you about the same.
7. What are the intakes in Canada?
Main Intake is September however some Universities and colleges may offer January and May intakes as well.
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